SBFD Pancake Breakfast & Open House Saturday

Call them hot cakes, pancakes or flapjacks, call them what you will. There will be more than enough to go around when the pancake breakfast and open house is held Saturday morning at the truck bay of the east side fire station in Sturgeon Bay. The all-you-can-eat meal features pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, Door County cherries, whipped cream, and milk, coffee and juice. … Continue reading

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Visitor Bureau & DCEDC Trying to Tackle Workforce Shortage

The Door County Visitor Bureau has announced that it will be working cooperatively with the Door County Economic Development Corporation to address the severe shortage of workers locally. The tourism agency’s board of directors met earlier this month and one of the topics of discussion was the workforce issue. Jack Moneypenny, Visitor Bureau President and CEO, says each year the issue has gotten progressively worse. … Continue reading

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Boys & Girls Club Grant Will Enhance Security

A grant received by the Boys and Girls Club of Door County will help the local organization bolster the safety system at it headquarters in Sturgeon Bay. PEO, an international philanthropic organization, provided the $1,550 grant which will be used to purchase a bar code identification card system for adult staff, volunteers and visitors. The system tracks the dates of time of entry and exit, … Continue reading

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Crossroads Trail Run Saturday

Depending on the weather, 400 and, perhaps as many as 500 runners and walkers will be at Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay Saturday to take part in the 8th annual trail run. Gretchen Schmelzer says participants have a choice of three routes, a 2K fun run/walk, 5K, and 10K run/walk, all with chip timing… Schmelzer explains what it costs to participate… Prizes will … Continue reading

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Southern Door Receives Grant for 3D Printing

Southern Door is one of 400 schools across the nation that will receive 3D printing resources as part of a grant received from the GE Additive Education Program. GE will send the high school a desktop polymer printer package with two 3D printers, software and supplies for the printers and a Streamtrax modular kit called “tinkering with turbines.” GE specialists evaluated each school’s application earlier … Continue reading

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Fundraising for Door County Man Injured in Farm Accident

A special account has been set up for Peter Peot, the Door County man who sustained severe injuries to both arms and a foot as a result of a farm accident on Wednesday, June 7th. After surgery lasting five and a half hours, Peter faces a long hospital stay and the loss of work for a minimum of six months. The family wishes to thank … Continue reading

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DOT Finalizing Plans on Highway 57 Resurfacing in Northern Door

With last week’s public construction update meeting checked off, the Department of Transportation is making final arrangements for a resurfacing project on Highway 57, from County Q in Baileys Harbor to Highway 42 in Sister Bay. Project Manager Jeremy Ashauer says motorists will be most affected by the installation of a single span bridge this year… Ashauer says the planned schedule has been dictated to … Continue reading

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Kickoff to Summer Saturday at Sunset Park

The “Kick off to Summer,” a free event, sponsored by the City of Sturgeon Bay and the Door County YMCA, will be held Saturday, from 10AM until 2PM, at Sunset Park. Activities for young people include the use of kayaks and paddle boards, face painting, a bounce house, a rock climbing wall, a petting zoo, and the fun run at 11AM, followed by the balloon … Continue reading

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Road Stop Leads to Drug Arrest in Northern Door County

A traffic stop last week near Sister Bay led to the arrest two individuals on drug-related charges. According to Door County Sheriff Steve Delarwelle, a vehicle, driven by a 39-year old woman, was seen weaving all over the road. The Baileys Harbor Town Constable made the arrest and the woman was taken into custody on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while drug impaired. The … Continue reading

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Settlement Discussions Between Sturgeon Bay & Friends Group Begin

Word from Madison is that discussions on a settlement between the Friends of the Sturgeon Bay Public Waterfront and the City of Sturgeon Bay related to an impasse over the westside waterfront has been productive and the conversation is slated to continue. Jeremy Kautza, interim Director of Madison College’s interest-based problem solving center facilitated the session. On hand were members of the friends group, Nancy … Continue reading

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